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Seton Hall University Evacuated Over Bomb Threat Made on Facebook

County sheriff sweeping through buildings

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A bomb threat has sparked an evacuation of Seton Hall University's South Orange campus this afternoon, and members of Essex County's bomb squad are currently performing a sweep of the grounds, university and law enforcement officials said.

The threat, which was made on Facebook around 3:30 p.m., claimed that there was a "bomb in every building" on the Seton Hall campus, according to Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura.